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Rev. Blane (Howard) Wasnie, O.S.B.
Current Monk at St. John's Abbey: Yes
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Allegations of Abuse and/or Misconduct
Abuse allegations and tax problems led, in part, to Fr. Brennan Maiers' and Fr. Blane Wasnie's removal from St. Bernard's Parish (St. Paul, MN) in or around 1990.
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Miscellaneous Notes
After earning BA and MA degrees from St. John's University, Blaine was ordained in 1966, and studied patristics at the Sorbonne in Paris. He finished his clinical and pastoral education at Saint Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, Minnesota. He worked as instructor and bibliographer at St. John's University and served in campus ministry, as a faculty resident, chair of the Theology Department and the Committee on Rural Life, and as the director of the deacon seminar. His widespread pastoral ministry in Minnesota includes Hastings, Barnesville, Detroit Lakes, St. Joseph, St. Cloud, St. Paul, Duluth, Collegeville, and St. Benedict's Church in Avon where he is currently pastor. He enjoys antiques, working in interior design, cooking, and ministry to the chemically dependent. (Abbey, July 2010)

Born: Available but not Published
Hometown: Available but not Published
Professed: July 11, 1960
Ordained: June 4, 1966
Listed as an Active Monk in 2012: Yes
First Year Listed in Ordo at St. John's: 1961
Last Year Listed in Ordo at St. John's: 2012*
* Ordo data available not yet available for 2013 or 2014.

Possible names for Rev. Blane (Howard) Wasnie, O.S.B.:
Fr. Blanus Wasnie, Father Blanus Wasnie
Fr. Blane Wasnie, Father Blane Wasnie
Fr. Howard Wasnie, Father Howard Wasnie
Blaine Wasnie

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